Billie Holiday

Billie Holiday

Born Apr 7, 1915
  • Singer, Composer, Musician, Songwriter, Actor
Billie Holiday was an American jazz singer and songwriter. Nicknamed "Lady Day" by her friend and musical partner Lester Young, Holiday had a seminal influence on jazz and pop singing. Her vocal style, strongly inspired by jazz instrumentalists, pioneered a new way of manipulating phrasing and tempo...

Billie Holiday Stats


: Billy Holliday, Eleanora Fagan Gough, Elinore Harris, billie_holiday, Lady Day, Eleanora Fagan


: Singer, Composer, Musician, Songwriter, Actor


: 5 ft 4 in (1.65 m)


: United States of America

Date of Birth

: Apr 7, 1915 - Jul 17, 1959 (44 years old)

Place of Birth

: Philadelphia

Date of Death

: Jul 17, 1959

Place of Death

: New York City

Cause of Death

: Cirrhosis

Billie Holiday Film Roles

  1. New Orleans

Billie Holiday Film Appearances

  1. Billie Holiday: The Genius of Lady Day
  2. The Ladies Sing the Blues
  3. Sarah Vaughan & Other Jazz Divas
  4. Lullaby of Harlem
  5. Page Eight

Billie Holiday Albums

  1. Fine and Mellow
  2. 16 Most Requested Songs
  3. 1935-1942
  4. 1949-1952 Radio and TV Broadcasts
  5. 1952-1955
  6. 1953-56 Radio and TV Broadcasts
  7. 20 Golden Greats
  8. 20th Century Masters: The Millennium Collection: The Best of Billie Holiday
  9. 28 Great Jazz Songs
  10. A Fine Romance

Billie Holiday Books

  1. God bless the child
  2. Lady Sings the Blues the 50th Anniversary Edition